Get Ready For Your College Courses
To best prepare for your future studies, please review the below preparation resources. We encourage you to use the time before starting your first term, to get a taste of the topics of your upcoming courses. There’s no better time to start than now! Good luck with your studies!
Learn Organizational Behavior
This course focuses on the examination of research and theory of factors that influence the way members of an organization behave. Topics include the behavior of employees, work groups and supervisors, effective organizational communication, handling of change in the organization, and the goals and structure of an organization.
- Organizational Behavior. Open University of Minnesota. (2017) Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA0 license.Available at: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=30
Organizational Behavior – BUS 4402 -Course Schedule and Topics:
This course will cover the following topics in eight learning sessions, with one Unit per week. The Final Exam will take place during Week/Unit 9 (UoPeople time).
Week 1: Unit 1 – OB Introduction, Diversity, and Culture
Week 2: Unit 2– Perception and Attitudes
Week 3: Unit 3 – Motivation
Week 4: Unit 4 – Stress and Communication
Week 5: Unit 5 – Teams, Conflict, and Negotiation
Week 6: Unit 6 – Decision Making and Ethics
Week 7: Unit 7 – Leadership
Week 8: Unit 8 – Power, Politics, Organizational Structure, and Change
Week 9: Unit 9 – Final Exam